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Flashcards in Lipids Deck (13):
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hydrogenation

turns oil into a solid

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fatty acids/soluble

are water soluble

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adipocytes

fat cells

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phospholipid

phosphate group w/ 2 fatty acid tails

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amphipathic

has both hydrophillic & hydrophobic parts

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monomers of lipids

fatty acids

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functional group

carboxyl group

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steroids

stiffens cell membrane]
forms RING structure

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triglycerides

no charge- not water soluble
dehydration synthesis

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the tails on phosphates are

nonpolar and kinked

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saturated fatty acids are completely saturated with

hydrogen

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trans fatty acids : sat vs unsat

unsaturated

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cholesterol

is important so cell membranes wont fall apart